The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #689: February 4, 2013

FIRIntro: Fix for FIR mobile app updates, Allan Schoenberg interview still planned;

Quick News: Companies failing to accommodate shift to mobile, IBM security tool can flag ‘disgruntled employees’, YouTube introducing paid subscriptions, Swedish bloggers commit to posting 50,000 blog posts in 100 days; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Closing the gap between social media use and usefulness; Dan York reports on the Superbowl, streaming and social, binge-viewing and Netflix, and Apple’s AppStore.com domains; social media kerfuffles: HMV, Applebee’s, Smith & Wollensky; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments, nearly all from the FIR Community on Google+; Ryanair’s new comms chief plans to eschew social media; no Asia report this week: Michael Netzley being treated for lost voice; new blogging tools and what they mean;

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for February 4, 2013: A 68-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday February 11…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

About Neville Hobson

Entrepreneurial business communicator with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Co-host of the weekly business podcast For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report. Also an occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.